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Google Completes Subsea Cable To Chile

Posted in Business, Featured, Hardware, Online on 25th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Alphabet Inc’s Google has completed a subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile, a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure.

Pinterest Shares Rise 28% On First Day Of Trading, Worth $13 Billion

Posted in Business, Online on 19th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Pinterest’s IPO also marks the end of an era in some regards. It’s likely the last of the previous generation of social media startups to enter the public markets. Founded in 2009, it watched as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Snap all held IPOs.

SpaceX $500 Million Fundraising And First 75 Starlink Satellites

Posted in Business, Hardware, Online on 17th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX should start launching the prototype Starlink satellite constellation starting in May.

Google’s Cloud Services Platform Is Now Anthos, And It Works With AWS And Azure

Posted in Business, Online, Software on 10th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Anthos is the new name for the Cloud Services Platform, which Google introduced in beta for hybrid cloud management last year. Google also introduced Anthos Migrate in beta for portability across clouds without the need to modify apps or virtual machines.

Google And Other Tech Giants Are Quietly Buying Up The Most Important Part Of The Internet

Posted in Business, Online on 8th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Google makes billions from its cloud platform. Now it’s using those billions to buy up the internet itself — or at least the submarine cables that make up the internet backbone.